What does artisan mean?

Definitions for artisan
ˈɑr tə zənar·ti·san

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. craftsman, artisan, journeyman, artificer(noun)

    a skilled worker who practices some trade or handicraft


  1. artisan(Noun)

    A skilled manual worker who uses tools and machinery in a particular craft.

  2. artisan(Noun)

    A person who displays great dexterity.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Artisan(noun)

    one who professes and practices some liberal art; an artist

  2. Artisan(noun)

    one trained to manual dexterity in some mechanic art or trade; and handicraftsman; a mechanic


  1. Artisan

    An artisan or artizan or craftsman is a skilled manual worker who makes items that may be functional or strictly decorative, including furniture, sculpture, clothing, jewellery, household items and tools or even machines such as the handmade devices of a watchmaker. Artisans practice a craft and may through experience and aptitude reach the expressive levels of an artist. The adjective "artisanal" is sometimes used in describing hand-processing in what is usually viewed as an industrial process, such as in the phrase artisanal mining. Thus, "artisanal" is sometimes used in marketing and advertising as a buzz word to describe or imply some relation with the crafting of handmade food products, such as bread, beverages or cheese. Many of these have traditionally been handmade, rural or pastoral goods but are also now commonly made on a larger scale with automated mechanization in factories and other industrial areas.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Artisan

    ärt′i-zan, n. one skilled in any art or trade: a mechanic. [Fr.—It. artigiano, ult. from L. artitus, skilled in the arts—ars, artis, art.]

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  1. tsarian, tsarina

  2. Tsarian

  3. Tsarina

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of artisan in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of artisan in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of artisan in a Sentence

  1. Saadi Shirazi:

    Though you may yourself abound in treasure, teach your son some handicraft; for a heavy purse of gold and silver may run to waste, but the purse of the artisan?s industry can never get empty.

  2. Remy de Gourmont:

    Industry has operated against the artisan in favor of the idler, and also in favor of capital and against labor. Any mechanical invention whatsoever has been more harmful to humanity than a century of war.

  3. Mike Kallenberger:

    Local, craft, cooperation, individuality — these are Millennial values, they see their personal values reflected in Big Beer and every other small-scale artisan product on the market. Big Beer’s not so much anti-corporate as a search for authentic products that speak to them. Knowing who made what they eat and drink — that’s craft.

  4. Esmee Williams:

    (Millennials) are more likely to be buying more artisan, local-crafted products, they pride themselves on being tastemakers and trendsetters. So they will buy the products that support their values and beliefs.

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    • A. empire
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